Gambling News
Gambling News - Archive 2012-03
Lottery winner hands over ticket by mistake

Emily Leach is a nurse in Palo Alto, California who won $1 million playing the Lotto earlier this year. The woman now claims she accidentally gave away a winning lottery ticket worth $260,000. Leach still players the lottery since her big win and she purchase them from the same store. Leach accidently gave the ticket to a man she was trying to help with a donation. (30/03)

The China Open Continues

The China Open continues in the snooker world and some major happenings have taken place. First Mark Selby is out of the competition due to a neck injury and Ronnie O’Sullivan has now moved on in the competition after taking down Mark Williams. (30/03)

American Wagering Inc. releases sports betting app for iPad

American Wagering Inc. has finally released the new application for the iPad which will allow residents as well as visitors to Las Vegas to place sports wagers via their device. The new application was approved by both Apple and Nevada gaming regulators just this week. (30/03)

Billiard’s Club to host Trick Shot Exhibition

The Chattanooga Billiard Club in Cleveland, Ohio will be hosting a special trick shot exhibition on April 17th and 18th. The special event will feature Mike Massey, the five time ESPN Trick Shot Magic Champion. (30/03)

Contract Cleaner wins $1 million keno prize

A contract cleaner from Belmont Hills is the latest keno winner from the Castle Hill RSL Club. The lucky winner was the third from the club in the month of March. The player was able to win the cash prize by playing the game after twenty two years. (30/03)

New Players Joins Bet24 Poker Team

Many online poker sites have poker teams that are created of some of the best poker players in the business. These players have experience with online poker as well as land events and they often have won millions of dollars in tournament play. Online poker rooms usually sign a new player every now and then but one online poker room has been busy and they now have four new members on their online poker team. (29/03)

Two Bingo Sites Team Up for Massive Bingo Game

Moon Bingo and the recently launched Robin Hood Bingo have both teamed up to offer one special online bingo game. Players will be logging in, in record numbers, to be able to compete in the special game which will offer a very large jackpot, in the millions! (29/03)

Online Casino asking players their opinion

Online casino WinADay cares what their player’s think, which is always a good thing. Online gambling sites that cater to their players wants and needs always stay on top of their game. The online casino recently announced they are consulting their players via Facebook on what they should do for their 30th one of a kind game. (29/03)

MrGreen Casino to team up with Microgaming

Online casino Mr. Green has decided to turn over a new leaf and team up with top online software provider Microgaming. The Mr. Green casino will now be using Microgaming’s QuickFire suite of flash based gaming options. (29/03)

AllSlotsCasino launches new mobile gambling games

AllSlotsCasino is a popular online casino that offers their players many gambling options including a mobile gambling platform. Players can wager on their favorite casino games via their mobile device and AllSlotsCasino recently announced they are now offering a new mobile gambling option for Android Smartphone users. (29/03)

New Slot Game Launches at Jackpot Party

Online gambling site Jackpot Party just launched a new slot game last week that players are sure to enjoy. The new game is titled Gorilla Chief 2 and was created in the Hot Hot Super Respin online slot category. The game is only available at Jackpot Party Casino and is sure to be enjoyed by all. (28/03)

Illinois Online Lottery Sales Get Off to Good Start

Just a few days ago we brought you the news that the state of Illinois was going to start offering lottery tickets for purchase online. The first sales have now went through and by the early morning hours, over 1,000 tickets had been purchased via the website. (28/03)

Betfair looking to offer fixed-odds bets

Online gambling operator Betfair is looking to offer a new fixed odds betting service possibly this summer. Betfair has realized that because they do not offer this service, many of their members are going to rival sites to place their fixed wagers. (28/03)

Surprise Freeroll Option at Rummy Royal

Online gin rummy site, Rummy Royal, is a popular destination for those who enjoy a good game of rummy. The site offers many different variants of the game as well as special contests and tournaments. One such offering at Rummy Royal is the Surprise Freerolls. This option is open to depositing players who want a little excitement! (28/03)

Royal Flush Jackpots Pay Out Well at Galaxy Macau

The Galaxy Macau is a popular gambling destination is Macau, which has quickly become known as one of the most popular spots for gambling. Players come from all over the world to Macau to enjoy the various casinos and gambling options available and since they opened in May 2011, the Galaxy Macau casino has become a hot spot. (28/03)

Francisco Bustamante defeats Yang Ching-shun in Face Off Series

The Philippine Bigtime Billiards (PBB) Face Off Series took place this past Saturday in Paranaque City at the Pagcor Airport Casino and many top players showed up to compete. Francisco Bustamante participated in the event and was able to win four straight racks against Yang Ching-shin to win their match up. (27/03)

Jimmy White hopes to celebrate 50th birthday with Crucible qualification

Snooker pro Jimmy White has not made it to the Crucible in the last five years. White is hoping to change that this year as he turns fifty. White feels confident that he will do well this year and hopes he will be celebrating his birthday with a Crucible qualification. (27/03)

Poker Bill dropped in Hawaii

Lawmakers across the United States are either working to see online poker legalized or keep it illegal. The state of Hawaii is one that does not allow any form of gambling but there have been bills introduced in legislation to try and legalize online poker. However, the most recent poker bill introduced into legislation in the state was recently dropped. (27/03)

Construction Company to pay fine for worker’s casino death

Gambling is a popular pastime all across the globe. There are hundreds of casinos that can be visited, pretty much anywhere in the world. Each of these casinos had to be built by a group of workers. Construction workers work hard to create the elaborate designs associated with casinos and it can take months for casinos to come to completion. The workers have to be careful constructing the casinos since they can be several stories high. Sometimes, workers are not so careful and accidents can happen. (27/03)

Online Bingo Site To Kick Off Easter Celebrations

Bet365 Bingo is a top provider of online bingo games and they recently announced they are getting ready to offer celebrations in honor of the Easter holiday. The online bingo room will be kicking off the £1,000,000 Easter Bash competition on March 30th, where players will be able to compete for several large prizes. (27/03)

Online gaming ban signed in Utah

The governor of Utah recently signed a bill which is aiming to ban online gaming. The bill was only on the table for two months, so it did not take long for lawmakers to push the bill through legislation. This will give the state the option to opt out if a federal bill is legalized. (26/03)

Louisiana Dealer charged with rigging roulette games

Dealers are the heart of every land casino. Each and every casino around the world would not be able to operate if it was not for table game dealers. They are one of the main factors that make a casino worth visiting. A dealer needs to be personal able as well as well versed in the game they are dealing. A good dealer will keep customers coming back for more which is exactly what a casino wants. However, sometimes a ‘bad apple’ will be in the bunch and they bring back players because they are willing to cheat at the game. (26/03)

Young Mother Gambles while Kids left in Vehicle

In Kansas City, Kansas a story has been released that a young mother who enjoys gambling made a stupid decision. Katrina Denise Roades age thirty one, decided to visit the Argosy Casino on March 3rd but did not have a babysitter. Roades left her three children in the car while she played slots games for over an hour and was soon caught. (26/03)

Keno Win Results in Business Venture for Gambler

Penny Nelson is like a lot of residents of Oregon, she likes to play the game of keno. Nelson played the game just a few years ago and managed to win $15,000 cash! The player decided to turn the money into a profit and invested in a Limousine service. (26/03)

Rummy Royal Cease Services in Three Different Markets

Rummy Royal is a top provider of online rummy gaming options. The site has a large selection of rummy variants available as well as tournament options. Players have many selections available and have no problem finding some type of game to fit their playing needs. However, now, some players will have to do without the site as Rummy Royal has just announced they are no longer offering their services in three markets. (26/03)

Australian Senators trying to Lower Maximum Pokie Wagers

In Australia, three senators are working to make a change on poker machine bets. Nick Xenophon, Richard Di Natalie and John Madigan are trying to limit pokie machine wagers to just $1. (23/03)

Bovada Casino Counting Down to Blackjack Milestone

Bovada Casino is a popular online casino that offers players many different online casino games. The online casino offers the best of the best in casino gaming options and one choice that is popular with gamblers is the blackjack option. The online casino has many blackjack choices and players will find the online casino is now counting down to the 50th millionth hand. (23/03)

New Look for Bet365 Bingo

With the start of a new season, many online gambling sites are making a few changes. One such site is online bingo operator Bet365. The online bingo site at Bet365 now has a completely new look and with the new look comes new features and options. (23/03)

Keno Players Hopes Dashed After Lottery Mistake

About three hundred Danish keno players were excited as they could be to have been rewarded as a billionaire lottery winner. However the ‘winners’ hopes would soon be dashed as they found out the announcement was a mistake and they had won a much smaller amount of cash than expected. (23/03)

Illinois now offering lottery tickets online

All across the United States, gamblers have the ability to purchase lottery tickets. Players can purchase lottery tickets from restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores and other establishments that offer the tickets for sale. The state of Illinois is one state in the US that offers lottery tickets and they have now become the first state to offer a unique purchasing option for lottery tickets. (23/03)

Bob Maidhof wins Mezz Pro-Am Tour Stop

The Mezz Pro-Am Tour stopped at Drexeline Billiards in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania to host a $1,000 added event and thirty six players showed up to compete. When it was all said and done, it was Bob Maidhof who earned the first place win after defeating Shaun Wilkie in the final. (22/03)

Snooker Legend decides to retire from snooker hall

Terry Griffiths is a legend in the snooker industry as he is a former world champion and has run a snooker hall for twenty five years. Griffiths ran the famous snooker hall for decades and his lease is up in 2013 and after that the pro will be retiring from the game. (22/03)

Mahjong Logic moves into the land-based casino market

Mahjong Logic is a top provider of mahjong gaming solutions online and they are constantly adding licensees to their company. Mahjong Logic has been very busy over the past few months adding new online companies as licensees and now the company has decided to partner with a land based casino. (22/03)

Titan Poker offering Low Buy-ins to Tournaments

Titan Poker is offering their players a special deal this spring which will allow players to participate in their guaranteed tournaments at a special price. The online poker room has discounted their guaranteed tournaments for the month of April and players can compete in satellites now to earn a seat to the discounted events. (22/03)

Colorado Men Plead Guilty to Running Sports Betting Operation

Just a short time ago, two men from Colorado were accused of running a very large sports betting operation in the area. Both Daniel Dinner and Michael R. Elick were charged with running what is being called one of the largest sports betting operations in the state and the two have now pled guilty to their charges. (22/03)

Shopkeeper steals winning lottery ticket from loyal customer

Gwyn Badham-Davies age seventy three visits a local shop in Hingham on a regular basis and has become well known at the store. Just recently, Gwyn took a lottery ticket to the store to see if he was a winner. Anne Jeevarajah the shopkeeper saw the lottery ticket was a winner but did not tell Gwyn and tried to claim the prize as her own through her husband. (21/03)

New Mahjong Game Launched for Mac Systems

A new mahjong game has launched for Mac computer systems that players are sure to enjoy. The new game is titled Mahjongg Dimensions Deluxe and was created by Arkadium. The new option is a variation of the standard mahjong game. (21/03)

EU Casino launches new 3D Slot Game

EU Casino is a popular online casino that specializes in slot gaming options. The online casino has recently been busy creating new 3D slot games. EU Casino recently announced they have now launched their fourth 3D slot games series and this time the theme is Pirates. (21/03)

Bingo3X adds Special App Option

Bingo3X is a popular online bingo site that offers players many different options to playing the game of bingo. Players can enjoy their favorite bingo games as well as bingo tournaments and special events. The online bingo site recently announced they are now offering a special application which gives players free spins each day! (21/03)

Palace Casino now offering Live Dealer Gaming

Palace Casino, a land casino located on the Isle of Man, has decided to offer live dealer game streaming for many online casinos. The casino has set up a system so they can stream their games live and included in the options will be roulette and baccarat. (21/03)

Snooker pro wants out of the game

Ronnie O’Sullivan is a top professional snooker player who seems to have had enough of the game. O’Sullivan is very well known in the industry and he has stated recently to friends that he cannot take the stress of the game anymore and he wants out. (20/03)

Super Billiards Expo moves to new home

The Super Billiards Expo has taken place each year for almost two decades at the Valley Forge Convention. The expo usually takes place in March at the convention center but this year the event will take place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. (20/03)

Colt Poker Teams with Global Gaming Events

Colt Poker has teamed up with Global Gaming Events yet again to offer special online poker tournaments. Global Gaming Events has worked with the online poker room to offer another set of password protected online poker tournaments. This tournament option will take place during a three month partnership between the two companies. (20/03)

New Free Play Casino Launches on Facebook

Just a few weeks ago, we brought you an article about Facebook and gambling. Facebook has opened up their social network site to allow gambling advertising where online gambling is legal and now the social network is looking to possibly get in the real money gambling industry. Because of this, many online gambling operators are moving into the free market on Facebook to get ready for the real money option. (20/03)

Cantor Gaming adds new Sports Betting Payment Options

Cantor Gaming is a provider of sports betting and racing options via Las Vegas Casinos. The group works with many of the top casinos in Las Vegas including the Venetian, Palazzo, Tropicana and Hard Rock, among many more. the group recently announced that sports bettors will now be able to use credit card or debit cards to place wagers. (20/03)

Marathon Bingo Contest at Sparkling

Sparkling Bingo is currently offering their player a chance to compete in a special contest which will see players earn a nice cash prize. The Instant Games Marathon is now taking place and players will compete with teams of five to try and earn a spot on the leaderboard to earn a cash prize! (19/03)

Play65 Redesigns Website

Online backgammon site Play65 recently announced they have redesigned their gaming website. The site has been called the world’s largest online backgammon community and it now offers a new design which includes new features players are sure to enjoy. (19/03)

PKR Casino adds New Gaming Options

Online casino PKR is very popular with gamblers as it offers a unique 3D gaming experience. The site has a great selection of online casino games to choose from and players will be happy to hear that the online casino has added even more games for players to enjoy. (19/03)

Slot Player wins major prize from Captain Cooks Casino

Captain Cooks Casino recently announced that one of their players has earned a nice jackpot prize. The player known as MR online earned a €125,000 prize but the story does not stop there. (19/03)

Judge Rules against Lottery Winner

Americo Lopes is a construction worker from New Jersey who likes to play the lottery. Lopes normally played with five of his fellow employees. Back in 2009, the group had been playing the lottery for three years together and each player would pay $2. Lopes would buy 12 tickets for the group and back in 2009 he won $38.5 million in the Mega Millions Lottery and did not pay his friends any cash. (19/03)

PBSA hopes Yasin Merchant will coach Pakistan’s Cueists for Big Event

The World Snooker Championship is quickly approaching and the Pakistan Billiards & Snooker Association is hoping that Yasin Merchant will coach their snooker team. Merchant is a former Asian Snooker champion from India and the PBSA has contacted him to see if he will coach the current team. (16/03)

888 Casino launches new platform

Bigger, Simpler and Faster! That is what 888 Casino is calling their new platform. The online casino launched a new platform that is said to be larger, easier to use and run faster than the previous offering. The new platform has many new features so players are able to personalize their gaming experience. (16/03)

March Madness Contest at Intertops Sportsbook

Online sportsbook Intertops has decided to celebrate March Madness with a special contest which will see $25,000 in cash given away. The sportsbook is offering up cash bonuses as well as the brackets contest and to top it off, someone will be winning a trip to next year’s playoffs! (16/03)

Betfred Poker updates software

Online poker room Betfred Poker has decided they needed to make a few changes. The online poker room has announced they have changed up their software and it is now updated. Betfred has a completely new interface as well as new games for players to enjoy. (16/03)

Wendell Thompkins wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped at Shore Thing Bar and Billiards located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to host a $1,500 added amateur 9-ball event. The event had sixty players competing and in the end it was Wendell Thompkins who earned the first place win after taking on Jared McGee in the finals of the tour stop. (16/03)

Underage Slots Winner Denied Jackpot; Casino Fined

The Argosy Sioux City Casino has recently finished up a case which involved underage gambling. A teen managed to enter the casino back in October of 2011 with an adult and played the slot games. The young man then won over $3,000 and had to show his identification which is how he was found to be underage. The casino then said they would not pay the prize. (15/03)

Mark Allen Faces Possible Disciplinary Action over Twitter Remarks

Snooker pro Mark Allen recently made a few remarks about China on Twitter and the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association are not happy about the remarks. Top officials of the WPBA are now planning on investigating the situation and they are very disappointed in what Allen said on the social site. (15/03)

Shane Van Boening wins Diamond Open 10-Ball Professional Players Championship

The Diamond Open 10-Ball Professional Players Championship took place this past weekend at the Allen Hopkins Super Billiards Expo and a nice field of competitors turned out to try and win the title. Shane Van Boening was competing in the event along with other top billiard players and it was Van Boening who earned the first place win. (15/03)

Everest Gaming Launches new Loyalty Program for online casinos

Everest Gaming is a top provider of online gambling solutions and they have two online casinos with Everest Casino and Casino Elegance. Both casinos have now added a new loyalty program, which will give players a way to earn rewards as they enjoy their favorite online casino games. (15/03)

Asia Pacific Poker Tour Title goes to Andrew Kim

Top online poker room, PokerStars, is known for creating some of the best live tournaments in the poker industry. One option that PokerStars has created is the Asian Pacific Poker Tour. The online poker giant recently held a stop on the tour in Seoul and the main event would offer a top prize of KRW145, 000,000! (15/03)

Mecca Bingo may be closing land bingo club

Mecca Bingo is one of the top bingo providers in the United Kingdom. The major bingo brand offers online bingo options as well as land bingo options. Players are able to log on to Mecca Bingos website as well as visit many locations all across the UK. It was recently announced that Mecca Bingo may be about to close one of their bingo clubs that is land based. (14/03)

Grandfather wins large Powerball Jackpot

A Grandfather from Bonnyrigg is the most recent winner of the Powerball lottery. The lucky winner remains anonymous but we do know he won $6 million after this past Thursdays Powerball lottery drawing. (14/03)

Sports Betting Kiosks go live in Nevada

The state of Nevada has been busy over the past few weeks as many sports bars have been adding the new Leroy’s Sports Bet Live kiosks. These kiosks allow gamblers to place wagers seven days a week via a special card and PIN number. (14/03)

Bwin looking to move back into US

Poker news resource CardPlayer recently reported a story on the Bwin company. The online gambling company, the subsidiary of the Party Poker company, has sent in papers to move back into the United States. Bwin has now applied for a Nevada gaming license by sending in the official documents to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. (14/03)

Baccarat Overpayment Incident Finally Over

An incident that happened at the Harrah’s Casino in Reno, Nevada back in 2008 has now finally come to an end. William H. Conner was arrested for an overpayment incident and over the past few years, the incident has reached the level of court preceding and now has finally come to an end. (14/03)

Chiligaming purchased by Bally Technologies

Bally Technologies is a top creator of slot machines for land casinos. The company recently announced they have purchased Chiligaming, a popular online gaming platform. Bally’s plans on using their recently acquired platform to help their land casino players move into the online casino industry. (13/03)

Scotland Snooker Players still in running for Main Tour

Four popular snooker players from Scotland are still in the running to compete on the World Snooker Man Tour. Michael Leslie, Eden Sharav, Scott Donaldson and Ross Muir are all still trying to earn a spot on the tour as they have made it to the final sixteen stage of the competition in Bulgaria. (13/03)

Sixth Annual WSOPE Schedule Announced

The World Series of Poker Europe is getting ready to take place for the sixth year in a row, and the schedule for the series has now been released. The series will kick off on September 21st at the Casino Barriere De Cannes Croisette and the Hotel Majestic Barriere. (13/03)

Slot game play pays off for young mother

WinADay Casino recently announced that a little slot game play has paid off handsomely for one young mother. Online gambler Vera M was playing at the casino when she decided to give the Chinatown slot game a shot. The decision was a good one and Vera was able to earn a nice jackpot prize. (13/03)

Top Billiard Player to Host Night of Billiards

Mike Massey is a Hall of Fame Billiard player who is known as a trick shot artist. Massey will be visiting Pace, Florida this week to host a night of billiards fun which will include stories of the game as well as trick shots. (13/03)

Hundreds apply for just a few jobs at Maine Casino

Just last week, a crowd of several hundred people showed up at the first job fair of the Oxford casino. The casino will be opening soon and offering blackjack and other table games as well as the standard slot gaming options. So the casino will be in need of dealers and other employees. The casino held a job fair and had 50 openings. It was believed that around 500 people showed up to apply for these jobs. (12/03)

Keno Winner Hopes Good Luck will Bring Him Love

Alfred Williamson recently won just over $3 million while playing keno at the Eastern Creek Tavern. The lucky winner is hoping that the luck of the major jackpot win will rub off on his love life. The concreter has been looking for love for some time and is hoping to find that special someone. (12/03)

Sparking Bingo offering special offers

Online bingo site Sparkling Bingo is currently offering their members special deals due to the Brazilian Carnival. The online bingo site is celebrating the carnival and members can now earn larger prizes due to increased jackpots as well as double bonus percentage offers. (12/03)

All Slots Casino announces Mobile Casino option for Androids

All Slots Casino is a top online casino that offers players many different options when it comes to online casino play. The online casino brand recently announced they are now offering a mobile casino option via Android devices. Players can simply download this version of the All Slots software to be able to play their favorite casino games on the go. (12/03)

All Slots launches new casino games

Online Casino All Slots has announced they now have three new games available. The popular online casino has now launched two new video slot games as well as a multi player roulette game. Players will be able to enjoy these new games via the Viper Download Platform at All Slots. (12/03)

Playboy Club London announces Backgammon Tournament

The Playboy Club located in London, England has decided to host a backgammon tournament in a few months. The club has announced they will be hosting the world’s largest international backgammon tournament in November from the 25th to the 29th. (09/03)

Mike Dechaine wins Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour Stop

On March 3rd and 4th, the Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour stopped at Snookers, located in Providence, Rhode Island, to host a $2,500 added 9-ball event. A large field of 71 players registered to compete and in the end it was Mike Dechaine who defeated Nelson Oliveira in the finals to earn the title win. (09/03)

Faster Keno Games may soon be available in Nebraska

Faster. Everyone everywhere wants everything to be faster. We want our food faster, our traffic faster, we even want our kids to be faster! And how about gambling? Wouldn’t it be great if some games happened quicker so there would be more opportunities to earn extra cash? The state of Nebraska is currently working on a bill that would see keno games happen faster in the state, which would be greatly appreciated by the game’s fans in the state. (09/03)

Mark Allen wants more titles under his belt

After winning the 2012 World Open, snooker player Mark Allen got a taste he just cannot get rid of. The snooker player wants to continue to earn titles for the rest of his career. Allen did well in the World Open, taking down Stephen Lee in the finals to claim his first ranking title. (09/03)

Twelve Year Sentence for Mahjong Killer

Just a few days ago we brought you a story of a woman who killed her elderly mahjong partner. Luo Fudi was named the Mahjong Killer after she admitted to killing her elderly mahjong partner after she was caught stealing her jewelry and cash. (09/03)

JackpotJoy Bingo sees yet another winner

Online bingo site JackpotJoy is an online bingo site that offers players many different bingo options. JackpotJoy is constantly rewarding players with large jackpots and this week the lucky winner earned a nice prize from the Monopoly Snap game. (08/03)

Casino Tropez Revamps Website

Casino Tropez is a popular online casino that has been in operation for many years. The online casino recently decided that they needed a new look so they have now revamped the website to offer a new look as well as new features. The new look includes a new Payback Bonus as well as Instant Web Play. (08/03)

Betfair launches new Sports betting Tool

Betfair is one of the top online bookmakers available online today and has been a top provider of online sports betting options for many years. The bookmaker has remained a top choice since they offer some of the best odds and wagering options as well as stay on top of the latest technologies. Betfair recently announced they have launched a new web tool which will help players place wagers. (08/03)

EUCasino launches Live Dealer Games

EUCasino has been one busy online gambling brand. The site recently launched a new flash based online casino and now they have announced they are now offering live dealer games. Online gamblers will be able to enjoy live dealer gaming options such as roulette, blackjack and baccarat. (08/03)

WinAGames adds new slot game

Sheriff Gaming has created a new three dimensional slot game titled Dog Ca$her which offers players a unique gaming experience. The new slot game has now been added to WinAGames and players can earn a nice bonus for signing up and trying out the new game. (08/03)

Rushmore Casino Players Win Big with Video Poker

Video Poker is a favorite among online gamblers as it is easy to play and can produce nice jackpot win. Sometimes, video poker machines are even connected to progressive jackpots so players have an added opportunity to win cash prizes! Rushmore Casino is an online casino that offers video poker play and they recently announced a few big winners from one of their video poker options. (07/03)

Elderly Women finally off the hook for gin rummy gambling charges

Back in 2009, just over forty women, ranging in age from 60 to 98 of Cyprus, were charged with illegal gambling charges for enjoying a game similar to gin rummy. The women were just having fun together, wagering small amounts of cash, a total of $130. Authorities in Cyprus succumbed to a backlash from the public and have finally decided to drop the charges on the group of women. (07/03)

Popular Online Gambling Brand launches in Sweden

JackpotJoy is a popular online gambling brand in the United Kingdom and they offer gamblers a wide selection of online gambling games. From bingo to slots and side games, JackpotJoy has it all! The brand recently announced they are venturing out and have planned to create a new JackpotJoy site in Sweden. (07/03)

Lottery Ticket Unclaimed in South Carolina

Lottery tickets are sold every day, as gamblers hope to be the next big winner. However, many times, gamblers forget to check their tickets, misplace them, or simply lose them, and millions of dollars go back to the lottery each year. Lottery officials always try to find the winners but sometimes a winner is never found. (07/03)

High Stakes Games Abound at Sky Vegas

Online gambling is very popular online, so much so, that players are starting to really enjoy the high stakes gaming action at online casinos. One such casino that offers high stakes gambling games is Sky Vegas. Sky Vegas online casino has a large selection of high stakes games that range in stakes from GBP 5 to GBP 5,000. (07/03)

Paddy Power Poker hosting Irish Open Satellites this month

This month, online poker room Paddy Power Poker is hosting special mega satellites for players to win a seat to the Irish Open 2012. The tournament series will begin in Dublin and players will soon be able to compete in mega satellite competitions to win one of thirty packages to the special event. (06/03)

Sky Vegas offering large jackpot prizes

Sky Vegas Casino is a large online casino that offers gamblers many different gaming options. Players can log on to Sky Vegas at any time to enjoy blackjack, slots, video poker and much more! Each game at the online casino can reward players with nice cash prizes, many of which offer a jackpot prize. Sky Vegas recently announced that many of their jackpot games are now offering very substantial prizes. (06/03)

Atlantic City Casino to offer smaller stakes

Atlantic City has always been known as the ‘other’ gambling destination in the United States. When gamblers travel, if they are able, they will go to Las Vegas before they will go to Atlantic City. So, Atlantic City has always had to fight to get gamblers to come to their city. And now with more casinos opening up all across the US, the city has been suffering. However, one casino in the area has decided to a change to hopefully bring in more gamblers. (06/03)

Iceman wins Predator Tour Stop

The Predator Tour stopped this past weekend at Mr. Cue’s in Lindenhurst, NY to host a $500 added event. The tour stop did not see many players turn out to compete, only eleven, so the competition was tight from the beginning. (06/03)

Seven Nation Snooker Tournament Begins

The Seven Nation Snooker Championship began just yesterday at the Hotel Pearl Continental in Pakistan and this will be the first time the nation hosts an international snooker event in five years. Each team arrived this past weekend and was ready to perform. (06/03)

Gambler finds winning lottery tickets after cleaning bedroom

Many gamblers lose out on claiming their prizes after they win a jackpot because they lose their lottery ticket. Players can forget they purchased a ticket or just simply misplace it and this can cause players to lose on out millions of dollars. One lottery player from Scotland is very lucky after finding a lottery ticket after cleaning his room. (05/03)

Lucky Club Casino launches new Slot Game

Lucky Club Casino has added a new game to their portfolio of online casino games. The online casino now offers a NuWorks Gaming slot game titled Red Raiding Hood, a new slot game that puts a twist on Little Red Riding Hood. (05/03)

Alberta man wins nice keno prize

Keno is a popular lottery style game played by people all over the world. The game is extremely popular in parts of the US as well as Canada. The game is easy to play and takes just a few minutes to win a nice jackpot prize. in Alberta, one lucky winner was able to win $10,000 this past weekend. (05/03)

Another Winner at Jackpotjoy

Jackpotjoy is a popular online bingo site where thousands of players log on each day to enjoy the best in online bingo gaming. The online bingo site is popular of course because of their gaming options but they are also popular because they pay out jackpots on a regular basis. It seems the online bingo room is paying out a prize every day and the most recent win came just last week. (05/03)

Blackjack Dealer Jobs up for Grabs in Maine

The Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine hosted a job fair this past Saturday and a very large crowd showed up to try and get a blackjack dealer job. The crowd was estimated at around 500 people, all of which were applying for the fifty blackjack dealer jobs available at the casino. (05/03)

Burraco Champion Tourney’s at Rummy Royal

Gin Rummy is a gambling game that is not commonly talked about but is still popular at both land casinos as well as online. The game can be found at most land casinos as well as most online casinos and one site, Rummy Royal, is strictly dedicated to the game. (02/03)

Monte-Carlo Casino add IGT’s Dark Knight Slot Game

Five Monte-Carlo Societe des Bains de Mer casinos now have a new slot game added to their gaming floor thanks to International Game Technology. IGT has installed the new slot game The Dark Knight at the casinos located in Monaco. (02/03)

Mahjong player kills partner; details just now surface

Back in October 2010, Lee Wai-lan of Kwai Chung was robbed and then killed in her home. Wai-lan’s mahjong partner, Luo Fudi, has just pled guilty to manslaughter and admitted what she did. The two apparently were meeting for a game of mahjong when Fudi decided to murder Wai-lan. (02/03)

Nebraska Man Arrested for Keno Theft

A Gage County Nebraska man was arrested this past Monday for several burglaries including a keno robbery. Sheriff’s deputies were able to arrest Patrick J. Wahlstrom, age 18, after a high speed chase. The man is supposedly responsible for several burglaries as well as vehicle thefts. (02/03)

Gambling Website Shutdown; Founder Indicted

Bodog is one of the largest online gambling brands in the world. Just yesterday, news broke out that the gambling website was shut down and four people were indicted on illegal gambling charges. Included in the arrests was Calvin Ayre, the founder of Bodog. (02/03)

Online Casinos Get Ready to Launch Popular Tournament

The Slot Survivor tournament is a popular one enjoyed at many top online casinos. Red Flush and Casino La Vida are two casinos that offer the popular online tournament and they have both announced the event will kick off this March! (01/03)

Intertops Poker Hosting Freeroll and Points Race this March

Online poker room Intertops Poker is rewarding their players in many ways next month. Once the month of March begins, players at the online poker room will be able to compete in a special Endurance Challenge freeroll as well as a special point’s race which will give away a total of $100,000! (01/03)

Big Pros go down during World Open First Rounds

The World Open is in its early stages in Hainan and a few top name pros are already out of the competition. Both Stuart Bingham and Ding Junhui were knocked out of the competition in the early rounds, despite the anticipation of them doing well. (01/03)

Corey Morphew wins Great Southern Billiard Tour Stop

The Great Southern Billiard Tour stopped in Bristol, Tennessee on February 26th and 27th to host a $1,500 added event. The tour stop saw sixty two amateur players register to compete and in the end it was Corey Morphew who was able to take down Russ Edwards in the finals to earn the first place win. (01/03)

Lucky Bingo Player wins Premier Bingo Progressive Jackpot

Online bingo is one of the easiest gambling games to play. Players simply sign up at an online bingo site and choose a room and a card and then get started. Players will mark off numbers as they are called and hope their card earns them a bingo. Online bingo players usually win a cash prize even if it is just a small one and sometimes they are able to win large jackpots. (01/03)

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